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The House of the Scorpion

The House of the Scorpion


by Nancy Farmer

The House of the Scorpion: Opium: The Clone Wars (Summary Quiz) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The House of the Scorpion? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is written on the bottom of Matt’s foot?

“Andy”—complete with backwards “N”
“Property of the Alacrán Estate” *
“Hello, my name is Matt”
Q. What is the first gift El Patrón gives Matt?

A bodyguard
A horse
A hug
Matt doesn’t get any presents because he’s a clone
Q. Why does El Patrón feel like he is “owed” multiple lifetimes?

He can remember dying early in his previous life
All of his siblings died before reaching adulthood
He has saved so many peoples’ lives
He has paid money to the church in exchange for long life
Q. What holiday is it when Matt gets to San Luis?

Cinco de Mayo
Independence day
El Día de los Muertos
Q. What do the keepers do, besides take care of the Lost Boys?

Smuggle drugs into Aztlán
Put on musicals
Kick dogs for their own amusement